Wimbledon Championships

A signs outside one of the main gates to Wimbledon as it is announced the the Wimbledon tennis Championships for 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus in London, Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 01, 2020 - 12:08 pm
Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won't be played. Britain imposed a nationwide lockdown just over a week ago, and the All England Club announced after a two-day emergency meeting...
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Madison Keys of the United States waves to the crowd after winning her semifinal match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
January 11, 2020 - 2:14 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys came from a break and set down to beat two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Brisbane International semifinals on Saturday. The American won nine of 10 games in her mid-match recovery against the tournament's 2011 champion to beat Kvitova 3-6, 6-2...
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In this Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 photo, Roger Federer talks to the Associated Press reporter during an exclusive interview in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
December 19, 2019 - 3:19 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Roger Federer arrives for his interview at the precise appointed time, steering his white sedan into a parking spot in an industrial area dotted by art galleries about 15 minutes from his luxury apartment in this home-away-from-home. After obliging a selfie...
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In this Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 photo, Roger Federer talks to the Associated Press reporter during an exclusive interview in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
December 19, 2019 - 2:05 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Roger Federer arrives for his interview at the precise appointed time, steering his white sedan into a parking spot in an industrial area dotted by art galleries about 15 minutes from his luxury apartment in this home-away-from-home. After obliging a selfie...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 12, 2019 - 8:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — Dominic Thiem landed one too many punches even for Novak Djokovic to handle. In a seesawing crowd pleaser that lasted nearly three hours and featured a handful of momentum shifts in the third set, Thiem outlasted Djokovic 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (5) on Tuesday to become the first player to...
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Juan Sebastian Cabal, left, and Robert Farah, both of Colombia, hold up the championship trophy after defeating Marcel Granollers, of Spain, and Horacio Zeballos during the men's doubles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 06, 2019 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The fourth-seeded team of Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka will play for the U.S. Open women's doubles title. Mertens and Sabalenka rallied to beat Caroline Dolehide and Vania King 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. They...
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Taylor Townsend, of the United States, reacts after defeating Sorana Cirstea, of Romania, during round three of the US Open tennis championships Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
August 31, 2019 - 7:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Townsend had fallen so far in tennis that she even quit. Kristie Ahn was supposed to, even agreeing with her parents on a deadline to give up. They not only stuck with it, but now they're headed to the second week of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. Coco Gauff is...
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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, returns a shot to Antoine Hoang, of France, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2019 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Nick Kyrgios had a relatively easy victory in his first match since saying the ATP was "corrupt," beating Antoine Hoang 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the third round. The No. 28 seed wrapped up the match in just...
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Taylor Townsend, of the United States, reacts after scoring a point against Simona Halep, of Romania, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
August 29, 2019 - 8:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The pure, raw emotion from Taylor Townsend came through after she delivered one last crisp forehand volley to complete her U.S. Open upset of two-time major champion Simona Halep, then clenched her fists, raised her arms and yelled, "Yes! Yes!" before patting her heart. And there it...
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Andrea Petkovic, of Germany, returns a shot to Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 29, 2019 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1 p.m. Andrea Petkovic started the day at the U.S. Open with an upset, beating No. 6 seed Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-4. Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion, could never get into a rhythm from the baseline or the net and...
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